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The Mother Anthony
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 11,530. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
"The Mother Anthony" (11,300 words, approximately 60 pages in print) tells how young teacher Bess Anthony struggles to protect her students as their damaged starship seeks out a habitable world. Can she teach them to overcome their fears? Can she teach them to survive against long odds? With help from the handsome Lieutenant Masterson, she's going to try her best; but what will it cost them?
Newt Run
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Price: Free! Words: 100,400. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
Newt Run is a town that shouldn't exist, a town of artists, drug dealers, miners and steam. It’s a town at the center of a broken universe, and broken universes have the bad tendency to fall apart.
Transformations
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,770. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2012 by Anura Books. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
If it meant destroying who you are now, could you take the leap of faith, to find out who you might become? Includes "Changing Course" and "Final Words." 5221 words
Play the Game
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 118,260. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Action and adventure are not on Archie Chamberlain's list of things he wants to do, but the greatest obstacle to his quiet life is his best friend and boss, Gennaro, the single-minded, genetically-modified owner of Gamemaster Inc. and ruler of the futuristic City of West Meg.
Brezlun
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Price: Free! Words: 130,970. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
For millennia the colonists of the planet Brezlun have lived in peace, in four utterly different cultures. The last of the starship’s androids, missing for centuries, returns to demand that a young woman join him on a quest, to travel the world and reestablish communication with the ship before he breaks down. But a fanatical sect of assassins threatens to kill anyone who attempts this blasphemy.
The Double Crossing
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,950. Language: American English. Published: October 13, 2012 by Step5 Transmedia. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
When Martin Main slips out of his own story and into the mind of his creator, all the rules come undone. At first, Martin just wants to understand who he really is. Soon he has a bigger question: Who made who? What if a player takes over the play…? An inmate takes over the asylum…? The asylum…is the play…is reality? The Double Crossing is a dark-SF story about identity. About 7,200 words.
Memory Song
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,250. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2012 by J Z Morrison Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A man who loves to sing causes a terrible accident, but when he seeks help from a memory-erasure doctor, he uncovers something even worse.
Grave Is The Day
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 68,310. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Military
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
In October of 1957, more than Sputnik fell to Earth... Set against the back drop of the Space Race and the Cold War, both the United States and the Soviet Union have a new issue to deal with, aliens from outer space.
For One's Own Cause
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 80,350. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
For many, space is an uncharted frontier awaiting exploration, but to C. Alan Scott, it's anything but that. Seeking riches and elite status, Scott embarks on a distant expedition hoping to make discoveries that will bring him a fortune. Combining aspects of Hernan Cortes and the Aztecs with James Cameron's Avatar, For One's Own Cause is a story of greed, violence, and adventure in space.
Nunca digas buenas noches a un extraño
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Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 30,650. Language: Spanish. Published: October 13, 2012 by Sportula. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Cyberpunk
En una Amsterdam de un futuro cercano (tanto que casi podría ser una versión ligeramente desviada de nuestro presente), con Holanda en manos de una dictadura controlada por ordenador, Ebenezer Steel sobrevive ganándose la vida como investigador privado. Poco supone, cuando acepta un nuevo caso, adónde le llevará y qué le hará descubrir.
Nazareth (A Dystopian Short Story)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,350. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
A few years after an unspecified apocalyptic event, two wanderers share a chance encounter. With faulty memories and no foreseeable purpose in life, they reflect on the nature of faith and loss at the end of the world. This story is approximately 3000 words. A shorter version of it has previously appeared in The Subtopian Magazine.
The Bones of Texas City
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Price: Free! Words: 5,080. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
A near-future short story. State of Bayou Tracker Rick Edwards knew it wasn't a vagrant he was looking for. But he didn't expect to find someone like her.
The Expedition
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 75,100. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2012. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Scientists hoping to cure mankind's most horrific viruses travel to the Amazon in search of a legendary tribe. It's believed the tribe harvests a plant that alters mind and body, and tests prove the plant is a virus killer. But the legend includes stories of men turning into animals and human sacrifice. Once in the Amazon, the scientists will risk everything to find the plant - and the truth.
Machine Gods (Star Crusades Nexus, Book 2)
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Series: Star Crusades Nexus. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 84,240. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2012 by Swordworks & Miro Books. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Machine Gods is the second book in the epic new series set in the Star Crusades universe that chronicles humanity’s first steps away from Alpha Centauri and beyond. After decades of war, the Alliance reached the Orion Nebula and discovered the advanced but shattered remnants of the T’Kari. People and ships are diverted to this rich area of space to continue its exploration and exploitation.
Rewind
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,730. Language: Italian. Published: October 12, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
La Starweb è sull'orlo del fallimento. Tasse, debiti e burocrazia la stanno uccidendo. Ma Alberto Ferrari ha un'idea geniale. E i conti cominciano a volare. Troppo. Banche, pm e media tentano un nuovo massacro. Presto Alberto raggiungerà quello che non avrebbe mai immaginato. Ma qualcosa non quadra. E quando anche anche il suo sogno d'amore sta per realizzarsi, la realtà di Alberto cambia ancora.
The Late Great Show!
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 76,340. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2012 by Musa Publishing. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Welcome back to the amazing fantasy world of Roger Rabbit creator Gary K. Wolf. This time it’s murder, intrigue, and godly shenanigans. The Greek Gods, who have relocated to a glitzy mountaintop in Southern California, aren’t getting the pious veneration they feel they deserve. Big Ben Bolt, formerly called Zeus, has a foolproof way to reclaim his old glory.
Five by Five: Military SF
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Series: Five by Five Military Science Fiction, Book 1. You set the price! Words: 85,540. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2012 by WordFire Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Five short novels by five masters of military science fiction. Never before published stories about monsters, deadly combat tech, treachery, and honor: Big Plush (Action Figures series) by Aaron Allston Comrades in Arms by WordFire, Inc. Shores of the Infinite (ICAS File series) by Loren L. Coleman The Black Ship (Imperium series) by B.V. Larson Out There by Michael A. Stackpole
Striking Deep
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 46,510. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Military
After returning from a grueling training mission and wanting only to rest, Sgt. Gallagher and his marines are once again called into action. The CIDC (Cyber Intell Design Corporation) has discovered an enemy space station. Sgt. Gallagher's marines have been volunteered to assist in investigating and destroying it if they can. No other unit has ever struck this deep into enemy space and lived.
Three Card Monte
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Series: The Martian Alliance, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,640. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2012 by Musa Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
When their favorite bookie pulls up stakes from Roulette and moves to Polliworld, the crew of the Hummingbird go to find out why, and hopefully get a cut of the action, but they end up caught in a high stakes game of chance that could destroy them.
The Parallel Conspiracy
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 157,500. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
An exploited computer nerd’s life takes an amazing turn when he is mysteriously thrust into a parallel universe where nobody knows him. To find his way home, he must solve the murder of a physicist and discover why the group of conspirators who killed him are illegally using the machine he invented.